Amsterdam, New Hampshire


Purchasing Specialist

Job Description:

About the role

As Purchasing Specialist you will actively create and expand the supplier base for EMEA market, focusing on computing and technology producers.

You will be identifying new suppliers, sourcing and filling customer requirements, negotiating transactions, ensuring that the purchased products meet technical specifications, negotiating purchase terms, and evaluating supplier performance.

What will you be doing?

No day is like any other day at Converge, but most of the time you will be busy with:

  • Researching and identifying prospective suppliers

  • Sourcing of products and negotiating prices, purchase terms and time of delivery

  • Proactively create supply and sales opportunities

  • Liaising with internal sales teams and commodity manager

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers

  • Provide market information on target commodities

  • Ensuring timely deliveries and resolving any supply issues or discrepancies.

Who you are?

  • You already have at least 2 years of experience in purchasing electronic components (preferably computing parts: CPU, HDD, SSD, memory modules etc.)

  • You know how to effectively find new suppliers, sourcing products, negotiate conditions, maintain and develop business relations with vendors

  • You are self-driven, motivated, proactive and eager to identify business growth opportunities

  • You have excellent communication skills

  • You have at least a mid-level education

  • You are fluent in English. Any other European language will be a great plus.

  • You are a proficient user of MS office tools

What we offer?

  • Stable employment in international, high-tech company

  • Interesting opportunity for further professional development

  • Fantastic working culture where you can make an impact

Driven by Respect, Growth, and Pride the culture at Converge speaks about doing things together as a team, in the right way, supporting each other, so that our suppliers, customers, and partners grow along with us. We wish to make a lasting, positive change to the market.

You are offered to be part in the forefront of the dynamic, growing world of electronic distribution. This is an opportunity to work in a highly professional, intrapreneurial and driven environment backed by data analytics, and the best in class quality certifications.

About us

Converge, a subsidiary of Arrow Electronics, is a full service, industry-leading, global supply chain partner with over 35 years of experience in electronics components distribution. We provide data-driven supply chain solutions to customers challenged with shortage, inventory, or supply chain management needs.

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NL-Amsterdam, Netherlands (Kingsfordweg)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Business Support

Amsterdam, New Hampshire

For any great company, the biggest asset is its people. Arrow Electronics is no exception. Our global workforce of over 18,000 employees in many locations around the globe, strive each day to deliver the products and services that create value for our customers and suppliers worldwide.

Arrow is an award-winning Fortune 200 company and a global provider of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow offers many challenging and rewarding career opportunities for motivated individuals who are driven to succeed.

At Arrow, you'll be part of a team dedicated to global growth and innovation in an industry that is changing the world. Plus, we work with state-of-the-art technologies and some of the biggest players in the industry. You have the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary for personal advancement and gain visibility through shared leadership with peers and management. At Arrow, we'll encourage you to develop your talents and discover new challenges every day.

Arrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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